Opera Preview with Norm Hollingshead

KCLS' Opera Previews by Norm Hollingshead pack our meeting room every time. Devoted fans of opera turn out in droves to gain understanding of plot lines, historical context, composer biographies and, sometimes, juicy operatic scandals that add to their enjoyment of upcoming Seattle Opera's productions. The information is certainly a draw, but Norm, as a presenter, […]

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Know Your History

The topic was Waterway: The Story of Seattle’s Locks and Ship Canal, and patrons began arriving 30 minutes before the program started. Firm handshakes and smiles lit up the room as friends greeted friends and introduced themselves to those they hadn’t met. The Seattle history-book display table drew out personal histories and forged new connections, […]

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Newport Way Teen Volunteer Council

Have you ever heard a high schooler say that applying to college is not that hard?  I didn’t think such a viewpoint was possible. Every fall King County Library system runs a series of “Life After High School” programs, and so many of the college discussions I have with teens and parents at Newport Way […]

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Bothell Library Closed for Construction Beginning August 28

Bothell Library will be closed for construction beginning August 28. The library will reopen with regular hours and full service on Friday, October 13. Programs have been rescheduled or canceled. Please check our event calendar for current schedules. Beginning on Saturday, September 16, holds pickup and materials return will be available at the Bothell Library […]

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